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ID:     3667
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     SELEUCID KINGDOM
Issuer:     Seleucus I Nicator
Date Ruled:     312-280 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Diameter:     24.6 mm
Weight:     17.12 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Herakles right, clad in lion head headdress
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ / ΣΣΛΣΙΚΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus enthroned left, right leg drawn back, eagle in right, scepter in left, monogram over anchor with fluke up left, symbols under throne
Exergue:     ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ
Mint Mark:     Ekbatana
Primary Reference:     Houghton 202(12)
Reference2:     SNG Spaer 171 var
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=667